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Science News Archive - November 28, 2009

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Prized for their impressive antlers, red deer have been caught in the hunters' sights for generations, but a deer's antlers are much more than decorative.

Word of the Day
adustion
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.
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